Whenever I travel, I often wonder how things used to look like in the new town that I’m exploring. What were the historic events that made this town look like its current state, and how did it look during those events?
At times when political violence is picking up, it may be important to look back and see where that kind of craziness may lead us.
A small trend in the photography scene, is to mix new photos with old, by placing the new, or old photo in the other. I really like these kind of photos, cause they often manages to transform the feeling from before, to now.
Here are some examples from the Russian photographer, Sergey Larenkov and his collection The Ghosts of World War II (link)